Harvard Medical School
Dr. Sonya Shin is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an associate physician in the division of infectious diseases and the division of social medicine and health inequalities at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Shin trained in infectious diseases and provides HIV and tuberculosis care in Boston, Peru and Russia.
Her research projects include a randomized trial to treat alcohol disorders among TB patients in Russia, a large-scale operational study to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness impact of rapid drug susceptibility testing when implemented in Peru under program conditions, and a controlled cohort study to provide community-based accompaniment with supervised antiretroviral therapy to impoverished TB-HIV patients in Peru. Dr. Shin is also co-investigator of a U19 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) to study the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. In 2006, Dr. Shin was a member of an NIAID Special Emphasis Panel on tuberculosis research; in 2007, she served on an NIAID Special Emphasis Panel on international research in infectious disease.
Dr. Shin received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and completed her master's degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health.
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